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Superb Antique French Vellum Manuscript Dated 1660 Marriage Contract For Sale
Divine antique French treasures &belle brocante
from beyond the gates of Le Petit Chateau.
SUPERB ANTIQUE FRENCH VELLUM MANUSCRIPT DATED 1660 MARRIAGE CONTRACT
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This superb antique French2 page document is dated 1660. The paper is delicieuxwaxed vellumwhich is beautifully preserved and has a look that simply could not be reproduced.
It carries the date 1660 at the top left and also on the reverse with the many signatures.
This wonderful old document is353 years old and comes from the time when Louis XIV The great sun king was on the throne.
The paper is thick and tactile and all strong.
The old sepia ink is beautifully scrolled and curled and I think it relates to a marriage. It is all quite legible too so would be a wonderful piece to translate.
There are2 pagesand bothare double sided.
The document measures 14" x 10" when closed.
( 35.5cms x 25.5cms)
There is some old brown staining as the photographs show but it simply adds to the period charm.
A stunning display piece and perhaps pages for framing.
Wonderful to simply tie with an old ribbon for any period maison embellishment too.
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